New Look, New Paperback, New Praise, New Giveaways

I am very happy that Lunar Options is being read and receiving praise. The comments from readers have been very encouraging and I’m excited about finishing the series. To get an idea of what people are saying, check out some of these from Goodreads and Amazon: “A very complexed and riveting story masterfully written.“ “I […]

Origins of a Techno-Thriller–Why I Wrote Lunar Options

I’m very proud of this story. I always wanted to write a smart action thriller like Robert Ludlum’s The Bourne Identity or Tom Clancy’s Clear and Present Danger. What I like most about Ludlum’s works is that he admits the dirt that the government does around the world. Clancy, however, tends to make the US […]

Selma–Why You May Want to See It

Frankly, I just wasn’t in the mood for watching a movie about Black folk being terrorized by racist, ignorant white people 50 years ago. But since a friend of ours, Paul Garnes, produced it, there was no way I couldn’t go see it. Besides, my wife and daughter practically walked out the house without me when I hemmed and hawed.

The Perfect Metaphor for Hollywood

Part of deciding on whether or not to put your time and energy into breaking into Hollywood is deciding whether Hollywood will let you do what you want to do once you get here. If you have a bunch of new melodies to add to those four chords, Hollywood is waiting for you. If not, you may want to look elsewhere because although there’s a certain glamor to Hollywood, that glamor fades quickly for the artist trapped in creative monotony.

YouTube-Hollywood’s Back Door or New Hollywood?

YouTube is proving to be not only a great platform for finding your way to Hollywood, but also a viable and profitable substitute for Hollywood–one where corporations haven’t completely taken control and blocked entrance with gatekeepers. Artists take heed to the new trends in entertainment.

Hollywood Hillbillies Show How to Get a Deal

The Reelz network has a new TV series that’s a reality show take on the Beverly Hillbillies called Hollywood Hillbillies. The show developed as the result of a young red-headed boy’s rant on YouTube over being called a “ginger.” The video went viral with over 32 million hits and caught the attention of the Tosh.0 […]

Wish I Knew Hollywood International Bestseller

What I Wish I Knew Before I Moved to Hollywood (2nd ed.) Kindle version celebrated a new milestone just in time for Christmas and just ahead of the release of print versions in January 2014. The e-book has now become a bestseller in all foreign English speaking territories, including the United Kingdom, Canada and Austrailia

Goodreads Giveaway Winners Announced

The Goodreads signed 1st edition giveaway of What I Wish I Knew Before I Moved to Hollywood ended on Tuesday May 14, 2013.  More than 800 Goodreads members signed up for the giveaway. I spent the morning yesterday signing books and bookmarks for the 12 winners. I want to thank everyone who entered and Goodreads […]